For the love of the sweetest little dogs, Chihuahuas

Also known as a Chi-Shi or Chi-Tzu, the Shichi is a small dog with a big personality – just look at our Dog-in-Residence, Oscar! Extremely loyal and always seeking fun, this breed even enjoys being around children. However, because they are small and delicate, these dogs should be handled with care.

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Ellie the Jack Chi at 5 years old—"Ellie's a 5-year old Jack Chi, and we're pretty sure she's a trapped in a dog's body given the contrast between her usually ultra-mellow demeanor and her attitude and sass when she gets feisty. She hangs out at the Google office frequently where she loves getting belly rubs and playing with our other G-dogs ( & ). She's a rescue dog and we truly hit the jackpot with her; couldn't ask for a better addition to our family!"

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Sorry, there are no Chi-Chi dogs for adoption at this time. You can browse thru list of . See dog breeds similar to Chi-Chi. This is the oldest breed on the American continent and the smallest breed in the world. Native to Mexico, where it received its name from the Mexican State of Chihuahua. It was only brought to Europe at the end of the nineteenth century. The breeds that were used to make up the Chihuahua are unclear, but some think it originated from the Fennec Fox. The dogs were sacred to Pre-Columbian Indian nations and were also popular pets to the upper class. The dogs are prized for their size and are most valued to some fanciers when they weigh under 2-1/4 pounds (1.3 kg).

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He told authorities Chi Chi had gotten loose and had been attacked by other dogs, but he did not take her to a vet, the department’s statement said.

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Ju Yu, who heads an animal rescue group in South Korea, said the dog was found among the garbage outside a meat market in the countryside. In Korea, dogs are considered a traditional delicacy and have only recently become popular as pets. Chi Chi’s legs were bound with wire. Her tendons and bone were visible. Dogs have been bred with other breeds for many many years, so while the idea of designer dogs and the cutesy names is new in the last decade or so, mixing breeds together is not new. Specific details on how, why, who and when the Chi-Chi was first bred are not known. Usually intentions of respectable breeders are good and when the best of both breeds are bred into a puppy it is a great thing. However that is not something that can be controlled, there is always a bit of luck with this kind of thing. Chi-Chis for example vary vastly in appearance even in the same litter. He could be hairless, long haired and puffy or short haired. He might be a cute little thing, or he might be less impressive to look at. An example is poor Elwood the Chi-Chi in 2007 who won the World's Ugliest Dog competition! Here is a look at the parent breeds to get a sense of where he comes from.